# Volume - math word problems

- Cheops pyramid

The Pyramid of Cheops is a pyramid with a square base with a side of 233 m and a height of 146.6 m. It made from limestone with a density of 2.7 g/cm3. Calculate the amount of stone in tons. How many trains with 30 twenty tons wagons carry the stone? - Frustum of a cone

A reservoir contains 28.54 m^{3}of water when completely full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Determine the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone. - Alcohol

6l 48% alcohol, how much 52% alcohol must be added to give 50% alcohol? - Cylinder and its circumference

If the height of a cylinder is 4 times its circumference c, what is the volume of the cylinder in terms of its circumference, c? - Body diagonal

Calculate the volume of a cuboid whose body diagonal u is equal to 6.1 cm. Rectangular base has dimensions of 3.2 cm and 2.4 cm - Barrel

Barrel of wine is filled by 9/14. What part of the barrel will remain filled when 1/4 of the wine we pour from the barrel? - Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure. - The cuboid

The cuboid is filled to the brim with water. The external dimensions are 95 cm, 120 cm, and 60 cm. The thickness of all walls and the bottom is 5 cm. How many liters of water fit into the cuboid? - Tetrahedral pyramid

A regular tetrahedral pyramid is given. Base edge length a = 6.5 cm, side edge s = 7.5 cm. Calculate the volume and the area of its face (side area). - Alien ship

The alien ship has the shape of a sphere with a radius of r = 3000m, and its crew needs the ship to carry the collected research material in a cuboid box with a square base. Determine the length of the base and (and height h) so that the box has the large - The cylinder 2

Find the volume and the lateral area of a cylinder of height 12 inches and a base radius of 4 inches. - Space diagonal

The space diagonal of a cube is 129.91 mm. Find the lateral area, surface area and the volume of the cube. - Three glasses

Three glasses of different colors have different volumes. Red 1.5 liter is filled from 2/5, blue 3/4 liter is filled from 1/3, and the third green 1.2 liter is empty. Pour green glass 1/4 of the contents from the red glass and 2/5 of the content from the - Water in vegetables

Tomatoes in the store contain 99% water. After being transported to the shop, they were slightly dried and contained only 98% of water. How many kgs of tomatoes are in the store if there were 300 kg in stock?` - Wood prisms

How many weight 25 prisms with dimensions 8x8x200 cm? 1 cubic meter of wood weighs 800 kg. - Tank of fuel

A 14.5-gallon tank of fuel is 3/4 full. How many more gallons will it take to fill up the tank? - Right pyramid

A right pyramid on a base 4 cm square has a slant edge of 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the pyramid. - Right circular cone

The volume of a right circular cone is 5 liters. Calculate the volume of the two parts into which the cone is divided by a plane parallel to the base, one-third of the way down from the vertex to the base. - Rainwater

The garden area of 800 square meters fell 3mm of rainwater. How many 10 liters of water can we water this garden equally? - Camel and water

84% of the camel's weight is water. After drinking, its weight increased to 832 kg and water accounted for 85% of its weight. How much did it weigh before drinking?

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